It's the July 1 weekend coming right up. Got my big red and white flag flying on the verandah, breaking out my red and white golf outfit!!
Sing it, Canadians!
"I am Canadian",
DH aka TUFFMUFFIN and I recently celebrated our 33rd wedding anniversary . . . with a few days away together, revisiting the little town where we'd spent our honeymoon.
It was so much fun! Lots of laughter and reminiscing, some golf, some... Read more
Yes, I track my nutrition every day . . . fitness too. And no, I don't think I have an "eating disorder". Really.
But the social pressure to stay slim and attractive at 50+, 60+ and even 70+ is apparently triggering lots of eating diso... Read more
I will not regret the past.
I will not fear the future.
I will focus on the present.
And my present, at present, still has lots and lots of work in it!
But that's OK: it's interesting, it's worth doing, and I can work on one... Read more
Life continues to be busy, I continue to track nutrition and fitness . . . and chug along ticking off tasks!
Oriental poppies are glorious, both scarlet and soft watermellen pink: mock orange in blom, smelling divine.... Read more
, , , which will I hope be temporary.
I've hit one of those crzzzybzzy patches. I'd like to respond to all comments on recent blogs but: just can't.
However: I will be tracking every day everything I eat.
Yes I will!
... Read more
What delicious stuff this is! Especially warmed with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!
I used to have a rhubarb patch in my garden, but it seems to have disappeared over the years. I used to see bags of frozen chopped rhubarb with the other f... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/health/new-health/pau l-taylor/bloodletting-may- be-a-blessing-for-obese-pa tients/article2448838/
New research indicated that blood donors benefit. Particularly if ... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/food-and-wine/trends/ trends-features/why-cake-a nd-beer-look-so-tempting-a t-night/article2446820/
This article from today's Globe and Mail draws on recent research to help explain... Read more
Read a recent short article summarizing info from the US Centre (spelled differently!) for Disease Control comparing fast food portion sizes in the 1950s to today's portion sizes.
Average "soda" (what we call a soft drink, or a pop) then 7... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/health/fitness/exerci se/fitness-research/why-is -walking-in-the-woods-so-g ood-for-you/article2443628/
Being outside in nature: yes, it's a measurably good thing!
I love wal... Read more
ca.news.yahoo.com/video/ world-22186928/boarding-sc hool-for-overweight-kids-2 9445502.html
Would you pay $50,000 a year to help your obese teen drop weight? This video link to a school for overweight kids really ... Read more
That would be my own description of my DH, who started SP March 4, 2012. TUFFMUFFIN weighed in today at 171 -- down from 183!! He's comfortably wearing his 34" waist paints, he's carrying his golf clubs . . . and he certainly looks (even more)... Read more
No kidding, she was referring to ME!
I was at the hospital last week (routine test, no problems) and dressed in a hospital gown plus robe, not exactly flattering.
And next to me, another lady similarly clad. Both of us undergoing gene... Read more